bobbin net
Bobbinet Bob`bi*net", n. [Bobbin + net.] A kind of cotton lace which is wrought by machines, and not by hand. [Sometimes written {bobbin net}.] [1913 Webster]

The English machine-made net is now confined to point net, warp net, and bobbin net, so called from the peculiar construction of the machines by which they are produced. --Tomlinsom. [1913 Webster]

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